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California, Nevada communities rocked by Las Vegas shooting

November 13th, 2017

The mass shooting that took the lives of 59 people on Oct. 1 in Las Vegas had an impact on hockey communities in California and Nevada. Unfortunately, Los Angeles Kings fan service associate Christiana Duarte was one of the victims that night, while UNLV assistant coach Nick Robone was shot, but is expected to make…

City National Arena a major boon to Las Vegas community

November 7th, 2017

When Robbert McDonald says that it’s an exciting time for Nevada hockey right now, that could actually be taken as an understatement. McDonald, the director of hockey operations and assistant manager of the brand-new City National Arena in the Summerlin part of Las Vegas, said the local community seems very excited about the new rink…

New City National Arena will be ‘for all Las Vegans to enjoy’

October 13th, 2017

The Vegas Golden Knights’ practice facility finally has a name – City National Arena. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The rink, which is situated in the Summerlin community west of the Strip, is a win-win for all involved. The terms of the arrangement between Golden Knights and City National Bank include center ice logos on both…

NA3HL’s Wolves feature Las Vegas connection of Fehlig, Zucker

October 12th, 2017

The state capital of Michigan is a bit different than the hot, humid atmosphere of Las Vegas. And Brenden Fehlig and Cameron Zucker will find out firsthand as the Vegas products have signed with the North American 3 Hockey League’s (NA3HL) Lansing Wolves for the 2017-18 season. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Fehlig, a Michigan transplant,…

Golden Knights roster taking shape as team selects 30 in NHL Expansion Draft

June 22nd, 2017

The Vegas Golden Knights, set to participate in their inaugural National Hockey League season in 2017-18, selected 30 players – one from each club – Wednesday in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Golden Knights’ complete selections by position (and ordered alphabetically): GOALTENDERS (3) Jean-Francois Berube, NY Islanders…

Harris goes ‘Wild’ with Wenatchee in final junior campaign

May 16th, 2017

Brendan Harris committed to attend and play NCAA Division I hockey at Bemidji State University (WCHA) last season. Some players after making a commitment and having their future locked in, may lay off the gas pedal for a bit. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Not Harris. In his final junior hockey season with the Wenatchee Wild…

Nevada Storm program morphs into Vegas Jr. Golden Knights

May 11th, 2017

The NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights are putting a firm stamp on youth hockey in and around town. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Back on April 4, the team announced a partnership with the Nevada Storm to create a new youth hockey travel program – the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights. The program will initially feature teams from…

New pro team in Reno would mean progress for area youth hockey

April 13th, 2017

Recently, a 10-year agreement to bring minor league hockey to the Reno Events Center was approved by the Reno City Council. Management of the facility would then be turned over to the Reno Puck Club. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE A hockey team, most likely in the ECHL, would then begin play in the fall 2018…

Golden Knights get their man, tab Gallant first head coach

April 13th, 2017

Last month, the Vegas Golden Knights signed their first player in Western Hockey League standout Reid Duke. This month, the new NHL team finally has a head coach. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE On April 13, the club announced that former Florida Panthers and Columbus Blue Jackets head coach and Montreal Canadiens and New York Islanders…

Las Vegas’ Garcia decides on NCAA D-I Arizona State for fall of 2017

March 15th, 2017

The North American Hockey League’s (NAHL) Aston Rebels announced Tuesday that team captain and forward Dom Garcia has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for Arizona State University starting in the fall of 2017. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Sun Devils are currently an independent team but will be part of a conference in…